Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918! Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918!
Antique prints from Darvill's since 1918 About Darvill's Rare Prints
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George Shaw and Frederick P. Nodder
The Naturalist's Miscellany 1789-1813, London


Original 200-year-old copperplate engravings with hand-colouring
Sheet size: varies according to trimming, but approx. 5.75 x 9.75 inches.
The paper varies from softly aged to quite white, with little or no foxing and excellent overall condition. 

Dedicated to the Most Illustrious Princess, Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, The Naturalist's Miscellany contains works of such beauty and originality that it is beloved by all who see it. The prints are hand-colored engravings on strong Whatman paper, with the occasional Whatman watermark or date. The prints are in remarkable condition for a work that is 200 years old, with the colors of a beauty and vividness unsurpassed to this day in the world of hand-coloured prints. Darvill's Rare Prints is pleased to offer a selection of prints from this most curiously whimsical and humorous collection of prints.

Mammals       Birds     Reptiles      Frogs, Turtles      Snakes      Insects      Fish      Crabs      Corals      Sealife      Shells


Plate 76 Horned Frog
Plate 76
Horned Frog
$75


Plate 200 Rana Australiaca
Plate 200
Australian Frog
$75


Plate 287 ? Turtle
Plate 287
Turtle (no description avail.)


Plate 350 Paradoxical Frog Tadpole
Plate 350
Paradoxical Frog (Tadpole)
$65


Plate 351 Paradoxical Frog
Plate 351
Paradoxical Frog
$75


Plate 17 Pipa
Plate 17
Pipa (Toad of Surinam)
$75


Plate 342 Mexican Tadpole
Plate 342
Mexican Tadpole
$55


Plate 343 Mexican Tadpole
Plate 343
Mexican Tadpole
$55

Please note: we have digitally watermarked our images to prevent misuse and theft. The watermark does not appear on the actual print.

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